South Lake Tahoe, CA (July 8, 2023) – A head-on collision on Pioneer Trail in South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday evening, July 5, 2023, resulted in one fatality and five injuries.
The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. near Pioneer Trail and Fairmeadow Trail.
A northbound Subaru Impreza collided head-on with a Tesla carrying five occupants.
The Impreza’s driver, a South Lake Tahoe man, sustained injuries and was transported to Barton Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
The 38-year-old Tesla driver also received treatment for serious injuries at Barton Memorial Hospital.
UC Davis Medical Center hospitalized a 3-year-old boy with severe injuries.
UCDMC treated a 6-year-old boy, a 75-year-old man, and a 24-year-old woman with moderate injuries.
Authorities dispatched two tow trucks due to significant front-end damage on both vehicles but did not disclose further crash details.
Authorities are currently investigating this fatal vehicle collision.